Research Associate, R&D
Job Details
Newark - Newark, CA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

We seek a highly motivated and creative research associate to join our R&D team. You will work within a highly dynamic group and be responsible for improving current products and developing new products based on RNAscope technology. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute RNAscope/BaseScope-based assays to support new product development and assay optimization.
  • Help with fluorescent and bright field slide scanning, scanner maintenance and data processing.
  • Responsible for experimental design, assay running, data collection and interpretation.
  • Maintain sample inventory and logs for slides.
  • Compile and present data to the project team or other departments.
  • Help with lab communal duties.

Education and Experience:

  • A BS in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or related field with at least 1 year of laboratory experience
  • Experience in fluorescent microscopy and imaging, molecular biology techniques, cell culture, real-time PCR, etc. Experience working with fluorescence related technologies is highly preferred.
  • Experience in tissue/cell-based assays such as immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization is a plus
  • Strong team player and self-starter as well as ability to work independently
  • Strong organization skills and attention to details
  • Good verbal and written communication skills